News

Downtown Gleams and Glitters with Holiday Cheer

Dec 17, 2019

​The holidays are shining bright with Downtown Cedar Rapids wrapped up in lights, garland and bows. Greene Square glimmers with … Read More

From the Mouths of Babes: An Idea for First & First West

Dec 17, 2019

On the west side of the Cedar River in Downtown Cedar Rapids sits eight acres of land full of potential. The site, known as Firs… Read More

5 Ways to Get More Involved in 2020

Dec 17, 2019

If getting more involved with the Economic Alliance and our local business community is on your 2020 resolutions list, you’ve co… Read More

Top Areas of Focus for ICR IOWA in 2020

Dec 17, 2019

​As many Economic Alliance members are aware, ICR IOWA is a nonprofit organization launched in 2017 by the Economic Alliance and… Read More

Workforce Initiatives, Iowa Hemp Act and More: Success from 2019 Iowa Legislature and Continued Work for 2020

Dec 17, 2019

As 2019 comes to an end, it gives us an opportunity to reflect on our public policy successes in the past year and evaluate what… Read More

ImpactCR Welcomes New Leaders to Advisory Board

Dec 17, 2019

​The ImpactCR Advisory Board is composed of 15 members representing a diverse range of industries and professions in the Cedar R… Read More

​Creating a More Welcoming Cedar Rapids

Dec 16, 2019

Making Cedar Rapids more attractive to international talent expands economic opportunity for all. Immigrants have played a key r… Read More

Lasting Impacts from Leadership for Five Seasons Projects

Dec 14, 2019

Each year, 35 passionate community leaders participate in the Leadership for Five Seasons (LFS) Adult program and complete a pro… Read More

Livability Cedar Rapids Published for New Year

Dec 14, 2019

This year, we have partnered with Economic Alliance member, Livability Media, a division of Journal Communications, on a digital… Read More

Supporting Jobs and Growth in Cedar Rapids

Dec 03, 2019

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance’s mission is to drive economic and workforce growth strategies and help businesses suc… Read More

Email News Straight to Your Inbox!

Get updates on Business Support, Economic Development & Workforce, Public Policy,
Community Development, leadership programs, regional news & more!

Sign Up Today